Ten-minutes can't be up

ridgemao

Senior Member
Chinese - Mandarin
Hello:

I translated the conversation below into English:

A: Each child can only play the ball ten minutes, your ten-minutes time is up, give the ball to me.
B: No. Ten-minutes can't be up so quickly, it's not your turn yet.

Is it correct to say "ten-minutes can't be up" here?

Thank you.
 
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    A: Each child can only play with the ball for ten minutes. Your time is up – give me the ball.
    B: No. Ten minutes can't be up so quickly. It's not your turn yet.
     
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